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Discover how to grow and care for plants in the home garden

Summer Lawn Care and Turf Alternatives

Thursday, August 1 | 11:00 am12:00 pm

Lawns are a beautiful element of landscaping but require considerable maintenance. Join expert Talladega County Extension Agent Jacob Turner to learn how to care for your lawn and explore sustainable turf alternatives that require less upkeep.

Beneficial Insects vs. Garden Pests

Tuesday, August 6 | 11:00 am12:00 pm

Before taking action against insects in your garden, learn to identify beneficial insects from pests! Join Jefferson County Regional Extension Agent Bethany O’Rear to discover common beneficial insects and effective pest management strategies.

Creating Drip Irrigation for Containers and Raised Beds

Monday, August 12 | 9:00 am10:30 am

Make the task of watering numerous container plants and raised beds easy and efficient in this hands-on workshop with Dani Caroll, Regional Extension Agent for homegrounds, gardens, and pests. Dani makes doing the work of gardening fun!

Alabama Drought Tolerant Landscapes

Tuesday, August 20 | 11:00 am12:00 pm

Learn essential strategies for planning and implementing a water-efficient landscape in Alabama’s summer heat. Join Regional Extension Agents Bethany O’Rear and Jacob Turner to explore drought-tolerant landscape plants perfect for your garden.